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rounds at point-blank range at officer hernandez. investigators say ciancia then proceeded up an else canlator, but when the wounded officer appeared to move, he returned to the lobby, shooting hernandez again. >> we have a tsa officer shot. >> reporter: with hernandez down, the gunman is on the move. police say he shoots and wounds t two more tsa officers. a high school teacher is also hit. once he was past security, police say the suspect made his way down this long corridor. according to some reports, he went up to witnesses and said, tsa? they shook their head no, the suspect kept going. in 60 seconds, police corner ciancia, shooting him multiple times and at least once in the head. >> suspect down, suspect down. >> reporter: we now know ciancia lived in los angeles for over a year. law enforcement sources tell nbc news he legally purchased two guns from a target range not far from his home. in a note, ciancia lashes out at the tsa saying his constitutional rights were being violated and calling himself a pissed off patriot. it also mentions nwo, a possible reference to the new wo
shown me geraldo hernandez, father of two, only tsa officer ever killed in the line of duty. adam houseley is live in the airport with a follow-up on what we are learning snouchlt>> reporter: good morning, bill. we are learning about geraldo hernandez. if you have been in the los angeles airport, as you enter there is posts out front and part of the artwork and they change colors depending on what happened. they turned blue in honor of the first tsa agent killed in the line of duty who was a father and a husband. there is a memorial with candles and flowers and cans of soda. the scene here on friday morning was chaotic to say the least and happen on the second level of the airport. when i spoke to the police chief, he helped to explain. on the check in level there is a level that you go up to and go through security and there is a preliminary check of seeing if you have a ticket. that's is where hernandez was when he was shot by the gunman. and we are hearing more from witnesses as well, bill including a fox sports national columnist. he felt the response was good and open for ch
paul ciancia gunned down tsa agent gerardo hernandez. passenger scott green watched it happen. >> he had the gun down like this, so he saw him on the ground and he shot twice. >> reporter: billy bay spotted the gunman as he made his way to the gates. >> i thought he was a random passenger, very calm, stoic faced, got closer and turned a bit and saw the assault rifle strapped on his shoulder and that's when i high tailed it and ran. >> so you were surprised -- >> that he made it all the way to the gate. >> that no one stopped. >> that he wasn't stopped by then, yeah. >> reporter: l.a.x. police chief patrick gannon says he moved armed officers from behind the checkpoint to a more visible low indication in front. >> are they going to be in the exact same moment exactly when i would hoped they would be? no, it didn't happen in this case. >> reporter: officers did swarm the airport after the shooting, but witnesses wonder why they weren't there to begin with. >> i didn't make sense to me. i thought that guy had a gun and no one was this to stop him. >> ciancia is still in the hospital unr
agent gerardo hernandez. his heartbroken wife saying he was proud to work for the tsa. and in tribute tonight, lights in tsa blue as you approach l.a.x. airport. meanwhile, inside the term terminals, remnants of the chaos. the mountains of luggage left behind by passengers ordered to flee as the shots rang out. our coverage tonight begins with abc's david wright at l.a.x., where he's been since the start. >> go, go, go! >> reporter: moments before all this, paul ciancia arrived at l.a.x. like a passenger, dropped off by someone driving a black hyundai. the criminal complaint filed saturday in federal court describes a cold-blooded attack. it says video surveillance showed ciancia walking up to the tsa checkpoint in terminal three, pulling a smith and wesson assault rifle out of his bag and firing multiple shots at point blank range at a tsa officer. then, it says, as he proceeded up the escalator, he looked back at the wounded officer, who in video appeared to move, and returned to shoot the officer again, killing him. the fbi says ciancia gunned down two more tsa officers as he shot
gerardo hernandez and injuring more. passengers and others ran for cover. >> on the floor, now, on the floor! >> reporter: and teacher brian ludmer was one of those shot. his boss said he had a long road ahead of him. >> his spirits are up. he's still traumatized by all of it, like all of us trying to get our arms around this. >> reporter: meanwhile, a clearer picture of the suspect is emerging. a family friend saying he took it hard when his mother died in 2009 after years of battling multiple sclerosis. classmates at his delaware high school where he played the french horn in the band said he didn't reach out to anyone. >> there were few people who kept to themselves, he was one of them. >> reporter: later, he went to florida, graduating from the motorcycle mechanics institute in 2011. then moving to los angeles looking for work. he shared an apartment with several roommates. one saw nothing so fear. >> he was a very nice guy. a bit loaner or introverted. but nothing where i would ever, ever expect him to do anything like this. >> reporter: this morning, the busy l.a.x. airpo
. transportation security administration officer 39-year-old gerardo hernandez was killed. two other tsa employees and passengers were wounded. high school teacher brian lud mer was traveling to the east coast when he was shot in the leg. terminal 3 at lax is now open as the investigation continues. >> tsa agents are wearing black bands on their badges in memory of hernandez. he is the first tsa employee killed in the line of duty. >> and things should be back to normal at alabama's largest april after a threat disrupted flights and prompted a two-hour evacuation there. an employee found a threatening note in a restroom yesterday afternoon. about a dozen flights were delayed or diverted while the bomb squad investor searched the airport. they found nothing dangerous. >>> a federal civil rights lawsuit is expected ting filed today against sonoma county and the sheriff's anti-doping who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy. the family of andy lopez has filed three wrongful death claims in the case. the deputy shot and killed lopez last month. >>> plans for an upscale shopping center expansion go to the
>> healthcare.gov shutting down everyday for hours at a time. cbs news learns at tsa officer gerardo hernandez. two other workers were wounded. a coach is at the hospital after collapsing sunday night. >> he did not have a heart attack. they're checking on everything. >> faa is investigating two planes. the the impact carried a fire ball. all were able to jump free. >> we were lucky this time. >> morsi is charged today. >> a college student rescued after sending nearly two terrifying days trapped between two buildings. >> how do we not hold the security guards he would be dead right now. >> snowden's request for clemency. the serious fire ball burning through a montreal neighborhood. >> that is not cool. >> all that. >> passenger at the airport were shocked when a small alligator was found under an escalator. >> what? >> nfl record. >> all that matters. >> toronto's mayor says he'll ride the storm out after allegations he was caught on video smoking crack. >> i have made mistakes. >> oprah winfrey auctioned off personal belongings over the weekend. >> usually gayle comes by
>> the shooter fired at point blank range at officer hernandez. two others were wounded. >>> gary kubiak is in stable condition at a houston hospital after collapsing at halftime sunday night. >> did not have a heart attack but they're checking on everything. >>> the faa is investigating the collision of two planes over northern wisconsin carrying skydivers. they were able to jump free. >> we were just lucky this time. >>> egypt's former president mohamed morsi is on trial today. >> two terrifying days trapped between two buildings. >> how do we not hold the security guards, who would probably be dead right now. >>> edward snowden's request for clemency getting a thumbs down from the white house. >>> a fireball burning through a montreal neighborhood. >> oh my god that is not cool. >>> passengers at an airport were shocked when a small alligator was found under an escalator. >>> from 55 away, colts go to 6-2. >> seven touchdown passes for nick foles, that equals an nfl record. >> and all that matter. >> toronto's embattled mayor vows to ride the storm out after accusations he was
, but he could get the death penalty if he's convicted. he shot several rounds at hernandez, but when he moved away and hernandez started to move, he returned and shot him again, and as we know, hernandez was fatally wounded, david. >> how much additional security will there be for tsa at airports? >> they said the shooting will not lead to a decision to arm tsa officers, and they have a couple reasons. first they say airport security has never been tsa's mission. that's in the hands of airport police or other city officials who do carry firearms. the job of tsa is to protect airline passengers by keeping dangerous things off planes. and second, tsa officers are not sworn officer officials. they do not have arrest authority, they are not trained to use firearms. they could be, but that would represent a major change in their mission. all of that said, the union that represents tsa employees says airports need to provide more armed security at the screening checkpoints, david. >> all right, pete reams here in our newsroom. thanks very much. >>> i want to get back to talking about mitt rom
security administration officer 39-year-old gerardo hernandez was killed. two other tsa employees and a passenger were wounded. ciancia does not have a history of mental illness, but we know he texted his family recently saying that he was very unhappy to the point where his father asked lapd officers to check on his son last friday. but by the time officers got to ciancia's apartment he had already left for lax. reporting live at sfo, cate caugiiran. >>> a threat disrupted flights in alabama and prompted a two hour evacuation. an employee at birmingham-shuttlesworth airport found a threatening note in a restroom yesterday. the bomb squad found nothing dangerous. >>> new this morning a person in a wheelchair is killed in a hayes valley neighbor the of san francisco. it happened about midnight at the intersection of market street and octavia boulevard. >>> and happening today, the family of 13-year-old andy lopez plans to file a federal suit against sonoma county and the sheriff's deputy mo shot and killed the teen. the family has already filed three wrongful death claims in the ca
was out to kill multiple tsa officers. authorities say he shot tsa officer gerardo hernandez at point-blank range, sending passengers in the security screening area running for cover. investigators say then ciancia went up an escalator but after apparently spotting hernandez still moving on the floor, he doubled back to shoot him again, killing hernandez. >> there was a pause and so i looked down the escalator and i saw the gunman, he had his gun trained on the guy on the wall there and he shot him twice. >> reporter: in the end, two more tsa officers and a traveler were hit. l.a.x. police shot ciancia several times in the face and neck. he's alive but in his condition, he remains unresponsive. earlier friday morning, ciancia sent his family in new jersey rambling text messages. a woman who says she knows him says ciancia said he was going to commit suicide. the family alerted authorities, who then asked lapd to do a welfare check. if only police had gotten to his place just 45 minutes earlier, they might have stopped the rampage. but ciancia was already gone. he demanded a ride to th
hernandez, the first tsa officer to die in the line of duty. >> he took pride in his work. >> ciancia's actions baffle everyone. tonight this lights will burn tsa blue in honor of the tsa fallen officer. >> you can keep up with the new developments on the lax shooting with the abc7 news mobile app. >>> a north bay man says the sonoma county deputy who shoot and called boy recently pulled a gun on him at a traffic stop. cornell bernard is live with the details. reporter: the memorial to andy lopez continues to grow here on moreland avenue. people continue to file by, paying their respects. one man says he had a scary constant front addition with the very same deputy who fired on andy lopez. >> i did not do anything to justify ever having a weapon pulled on me. >> he can't forget a day in august when he was driving to work on highway 101 some was stopped for not using his blinker on a lane change. he says the sonoma ya county dep tip made the -- who made the stop seem agitated. >> i looked up and he is scream, turn the vehicle off. at that point i put my hands out and said, sir, the veh
entrance where investigators say 23-year-old paul ciancia gunned down tsa agent gerardo hernandez. passenger scott greene watched it happened. >> he had the gun down like this, so i imagine the person that he shot was on the ground already, and he shot twice. >> reporter: billy bey spotted the gunman as he made his way towards the gates. >> i thought he was just a random passenger. very calm, but then as he got closer and turned a bit i saw, you know, the assault rifle strapped on his shoulder and that's when i just high tailed it and ran. >> reporter: so you were surprised. >> that he made it all the way to the gates. >> reporter: that no one stopped him. >> that he wasn't stopped by then, yeah litt. >> reporter: lax police chief says he recently moved armed officers from behind the check point to a more visible location in front. >> are they going to be in the exact same moment, exactly when i want them, when i would hoped they would be, no, it didn't happen in this particular case. >> reporter: officers did swarm the airport after the shooting but witnesses wonder why they were
and the latter will be your time is up. mr. hernandez, i have axis of love, james ward, denice [inaudible], hector torres, steven crane, and looks like penny graham. please come forward as your name is called. >> my name's james ward, i'm a veteran, i've been a citizen of this city for about seven years now. i want to make sure nothing happens to -- remove our safe access from having a cannabis club where it should not be. how many walgreen's do we have abused than marijuana ever has been. that might be a problem now in this city is the abuse of the drugs that are legal, the ones that are prescribed. well, medical marijuana is a prescription too and i don't want to see any access removed for anybody. one of the many things i want to see is that we don't /hruplen it in with the gambling and massage parlors and all the other stuff it's going on. it's nothing to do with that. it's a medical issue and that's where it should be left is a medical issue and that's all i have to say. thank you. >> >> good afternoon, my name is shawna. i have a concern about fairness of process. i know there's
officer gerardo hernandez who was about to celebrate his 40th birthday was killed. agents tony grigsby and james speer shown here were both wounded. as was teacher brian ludmer. ciancia made it about 100 yards into the terminal, before police shot him multiple times and took him into custody. officials are waiting to interview him to gain motives into the shooting. >>> the head coach of the nfl houston texans gary kubiak is recovering after he collapsed on the field during last night's game. as kubiak walked off at halftime, he stopped and squatted down. houston's general manager told nbc, that kubiak was lig light-headed and dizzy. he was removed on a stretcher and taken to a local hospital but did not have a heart attack. >>> denver broncos head coach john fox felt dizzy playing golf saturday. after testing at a hospital, fox underwent surgery to replace a heart valve and is expected out a few weeks. >>> a bomb threat prompts a two-hour evacuation at a major southern airport. an employee at birmingham's international airport found a note in a bathroom on saturday. bomb squads swept t
. >> lights are lit in honor of hernandez. two other officers are released from the hospital. 54-year-old and 32-year-old and the high school teacher is in "fair" condition with a wound to the leg. as for ciancia, those would know him say he is a quiet young man, 23-year-old graduated from a small private high. >> he kept to himself and walking around by himself. did not talk to anyone at all. >> ciancia moved to los angeles and lived in this apartment complex until this year when he was an unemployed motorcycle mechanic. his roommate is shocked. >> he was really nice. introverted but nothing that i would ever, ever expect him to do something like this. >> can you keep up with the new developments on the lax shooting with the abc7 news mobile app downloaded for free. >> jetblue believes they did the right thing after a passenger yelled threats. the airline said it was faster to move to sfo and have the police here retain the passenger. the passenger shared this develop phone video of san francisco police boarding the police and detain the man. patrick alexander felt more could have be
hernandez pointblank. the document also says that the gunman walked away but he saw the wounded officer moving, he came back and shot him again, killing him. >> this is the first t.s.a. employee killed in the line of duty. >> the f.b.i. says ciancia shot his way through the terminal wounding two other officers and a teacher, shot in the leg. >> he dragged himself into a closet where he found a sweatshirt which he used as a tourniquet to slow or stop the blood. >> after airport police shot ciancia four times, they found the bag which contained five magazines full of ammunition and a hand written note addressed to the t.s.a. saying he hoped to instill fear on your traitorous mind. >> he made a decision to kill multiple t.s.a. employees. >> classmates of where he played the french horn said he was a loaner and a former roommate, not the one who dropped him off at the airport, called him nice. >> he said he was going back to new jersey to work with his dad. >> terminal 3 has re-opened. the alleged gun map remains unresponsive in a hospital room a few miles away with a gunshot wound to the h
on gerrardo hernandez, killing him and also shot two other employees and a passenger before they shot him 4 times. according to police he left a letter saying he made a conscious decision to kill multiple employees in order to instill fir and the letter also talked about how easy it is to get a gun into an airport. lax has completely re-opened since the shooting but the attack is raising questions about security at america's third largest airport. >> nobody stopped him there. >> i am nervous but honestly since 9/11 i am always edger than it used to be. >> investigators say he told them he actedded alone. >> tsa agents are wearing black bands on their arms in memory of him. >> the woman accused of killing a menlo park couple last month is expected to make her first court appearance in the case this afternoon, medical prevented her from being arraigned last week, they say her blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit when the struck and killed them. >>> they filed a federal civil rights lawsuit over the fatal shooting of their son, andy lopez was killed by a deputy nearly two we
on their badges today. 23-year-old paul ciancia killed jge -- killing gerado hernandez. he could face the death penalty. >>> bomb squad technicians searched the facility after there was a bomb square at birmingham airport. there was a 2-hour shut down >>> a hagerstown mother is charged in the death of her infant daughter. 22-year-old yadina morales was intoxicating when breast-feeding her daughter. she's charged with manslaughter and child abuse. >>> the president is hitting the road promoting the affordable care act. its website healthcare.gov was offline for repairs and is now getting daily over night upgrades. they're promising to have the website fully operational by the end of the month. 55% americans polled have enough information to understand the law's impact on them and their family. >>> take a live look outside. there's plenty of blue sky around and sunshine. there's a breeze with a bit of a bite to it as well. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. marty bass is in the out back and chelsea ingram is in the weather center. good afternoon, chelsea. >> hello, everyone. certain
of gerardo hernandez. he is the tsa officer killed friday in the los angeles shooting. the suspect, paul ciancia, reportedly told police he acted alone. he has been charged with murdering a federal officer. he could face the death penalty if convicted. >>> birmingham is back open this morning after a bomb threat. an employee found a note containing the threat in a bathroom. bomb squad technicians searched the facility and police confirmed nothing was found. flights were diverted or delayed during the two hour shutdown. >>> the trial of egyptian president mome mohammed morsi was adjourned the first day of the trial because of the defendant chanting. egypt's official news agency says morris say arrived by helicopter at a police academy. he is be being charged with incitement of violence and murder. he was previously being held in an unknown military location. >>> well the president is going to hit the road this week and trying to improve the image of his healthcare plan. he is going to meet with volunteers in dallas. >> this comes as 55% of americans say they now have enough information to
the shooter fired at point blank range at officer hernandez, who then crumbled to the floor. he got on the escalatoescalatort up. officers hernandez squirming around. road the escalator back down and shot him. two other tsa officers were wounded and treated at hospitals and released. 29-year-old high school teacher brianland mer is in fair condition. he was shot in the leg. cnn's stephanie is outside the airport for us. you spoke with a witness who saw the shooting. what did he say to you? >> reporter: very much so, don. he was here at the airport to pick up the bags that he and his wife and son deserted as everything was going down. they heard the first fire shots. hit the ground and then there was a pause. and now, this gentleman i spoke to, he believes that's when he ran the shooter ran up the stairs and went back to shoot that tsa agent. this is what he said he saw from his perspective. >> we were up in security at the time of the shooting. we heard the initial gunshots. and everybody in security hit the ground. a lot of folks were scrambling forward. so i scrambled forward also
on when they responded no. but at the checkpoint, he open fired. the tsa officer gerardo hernandez who was about to celebrate his 40th birthday was killed. >> tsa is just bloody. >> and high schoolteacher brian ledmer. he made it about 100 yards into the terminal before police shot him multiple times and took him into custody. officials are waiting to interview him, possibly gain more insight into his motives for the shooting. >> tsa agents around the country are now wearing black mourning bands for hernandez. tonight, h he's listed in critical but stable condition and could face the death penalty. one of our top stories on our website, you can read more on nbc bay area.com. >> and on the heels of that shooting in l.a.x., what organizers came to be the larnlest gun show in the country. the event was almost shout down, but governor gary brown detailed a bill that would have effectively ended up gun shows at the cow palace. >> that big fight over gun shows here at the cow palace, so far it apears the gun shows are winning. this attracts about 500,000 people to its 16 shows each year. and
is accused of murdering 39-year-old t.s.a. agent hernandez and injuring two other t.s.a. agents and shot a high school teacher in the leg. the f.b.i. found a note on ciancia saying that he was angry at t.s.a. agents but the note does not talk about what fueled the anger. that is what the f.b.i. agents are trying to determine. that is it for now. >> you can keep up with the new developments on the lax shooting with the mobile app downloaded for free at abc7news.com/apps. >> the airport in birmingham, alabama, is back open after a bomb threat over the weekend. an employee found a note that indicated a bomb had been planted inside the airport. police searched but they found nothing. >> happening today the family of 13-year-old andy lopez is filing a civil rights lawsuit in his shooting death by snow may county sheriff deputy filing the suit in san francisco today. andy was shot october 22 wild holding a -- while holding a toy gun that looked like an ak-47. the deputy appeared to be agitated when an man was stopped for making an unsafe lane change and the officer asked him to turn off the ve
. >> the shooter fired at point blank range at officer hernandez. two others were wounded. >>> gary kubiak is in stable condition at a houston hospital after collapsing at halftime sunday night. >> did not have a heart attack but they're checking on everything. >>> the faa is investigating the collision of two planes over northern wisconsin carrying skydivers. they were able to jump free. >> we were just lucky this time. >>> egypt's former president mohamed morsi is on trial today. >> thewo terrifying days trapped between two buildings. >> how do we not hold the security guards who would probably be dead right now. >>> edward snowden's request for clemency getting a thumbs down from the white house. >>> a fireball burning through a montreal neighborhood. >> oh my god that is not cool. >>> passengers at an airport were shocked when a small alligator was found under an escalator. >>> from 55 away colts go to 6-2. >> seven touchdown passes for nick foles, that equals an nfl record. >> and all that matter. >> toronto's embattled mayor vows to ride the storm out after accusat
checkpoint, pulled out a smith & westinç assault rifle, and shot tsa officer geraldo hernandez atç point blk range multiple times. he rode up the escalator. he allegedly came back and shot hernandez again, killing him. >> as we know, this is the first tsa employee killed in the line of duty. and it is a significant event. >> reporter: two other tsa officers wwre wounded, james speer and tony grigsby. the fourth victim, a teacher, brian ludmer, shot in the leg. his friends said ludmer and eaglu "=uq1 out of his sweatshirt. as he hid in a closet. >> what you thought he heard wereç police officers out sidef the door. he opened a crack and saw a police officer. two police officers dragged him out of a closet. they put brian on the wheelchair and ran him out of the terminal to an ambulance.ç >> reporter: ciancia made it all the way down the terminal before airport police finally shot him outside burger king. in his bag, authorities say, a handwritten note, spouuyng a diatribe against the tsa. his former roommate said he had no idea. eally nice guy. a little bit alone and introverted. the
hernandez, a father of two. the only tsa officer ever killed in the line of duty. the terrifying moments were caught on video by a photographer with "tmz." you can see passengers running for their lives. we'll speak to an eyewitness. first we go to adam housley live at los angeles international airport with more. adam? >> reporter: that agent hernandez is being remembered here as someone nice, always smiled, a father, a husband. here in los angeles it has been quite a few days as you might imagine. people here are very upset about what happened. a lot of coworkers here whether they knew him or not feeling for him and his family. they already have a couple of memorials. as you come into lax if you have not been here before, there are a couple of pillars they have, four or five out front a art project that sets off the airport and they change colors. in honor of him they were illuminated blue over the weekend. inside the terminal they have a makeshift memorial put up there with flowers and candles and some of his favorite snacks and drinks being left by his friends and some passengers as t
shot tsa officer gerardo hernandez at point-blank range, sending passengers in the security screening area running for cover. investigators say then ciancia went up an escalator but after apparently spotting hernandez still moving on the floor, he doubled back to shoot him again, killing hernandez. >> there was a pause, and so i looked down the escalator and i saw the gunman, he had his gun trained on the guy on the wall there and he shot him twice. >> reporter: in the end, two more tsa officers and a traveler were hit. l.a.x. police shot ciancia several times in the face and neck. he's alive but in his condition, he remains unresponsive. earlier friday morning, ciancia sent his family in new jersey rambling text messages. a woman who says she knows him says ciancia said he was going to commit suicide. the family alerted authorities, who then asked lapd to do a welfare check. if only police had gotten to his place just 45 minutes earlier, they might have stopped the rampage. but ciancia was already gone. he demanded a ride to the airport from one of his roommates. cnn's miguel marquez
to talk about the victims of the shooting. tsa officer durado hernandez was shot at point-blank range as he stood near his checkpoint in terminal 3 at l.a.x. he is the first tsa officer to die in the line of duty. his wife said he took pride in serving the american people. and hernandez as we see there, had two children. two other tsa officers, james spear and tony griggsby were wounded, but are out of the hospital. and a traveler who was shot in the leg, still in the hospital and listed now in fair condition. edward snowden, the man wanted for leaking nsa secrets has angered u.s. officials again. this time he is releasing now a manifesto calling out the u.s. and britain for their spying programs. his manifesto was published in a german magazine. and he writes, his actions have prompted debate and that the u.s. and britain are among the worst surveillance offenders. snowden is living now in moscow, under asylum from the russian government. that's where we pick up the story with diana magna, who is also gauging reaction from the germans. >> there's a growing chorus of voices in germany
officers at point-blank range at los angeles national airport. gerardo hernandez is the first tsa officer to be killed in the line of duty since the office was created 12 years ago. as with all tsa workers, hernandez was unarmed. police say the suspect paul ciancia had a note that said he planned to kill multiple tsa officers and wanted to, quote, instill fear in their traitorous minds. joining me msnbc correspondent pete williams. what are we learning? what's the latest on this alleged gunman? >> this is not where one of those investigations where every 10 minutes brings some other revelation. this is a long slow go to try to figure out the answer to the key question, which is why did he do it. there's nothing that his friends or roommates say this they thought he was an adherent to this extremist anti-government view expressed in this handwritten later, which is a general rant of the usual stuff about the federal reserve and federal government and the currencies and one world order and all of that. for some reason a specific attack on the tsa which he said was vilding his constitutional
. jirardo hernandez was what's being called a behavior determination officer at l.a.x. he had been at the airport for three years. hernandez leaves behind a wife and two children. and was a week away, only a week away from celebrating his 40th birthday. two other officers, james spear and tony griggsby were wounded. they've been released from the hospital. a local schoolteacher, brian ludber was also wounded, he's still in the hospital. >>> there's some calling for all tsa officers to be armed at airports. coming up at the bottom of the hour, i'll speak with hln law enforcement analyst, mike brooks, about that option. is it serious, is it realistic and would it have prevented this attack. mike brooks joining me late they are hour. >>> other news we're following. if you're thinking about applying for obama care notice middle of the night on the east coast, think again. a message on healthcare.gov says the online application will not be valk from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. eastern every night. obviously central, rocky mountain, pacific time zones earlier. being taken down for repairs. th
. but at the security check point, he opened fire. tsa officer, hernandez, about to celebrate his 40th birthday, was killed. two other agents were wounded. as was this high school teacher. ciancia made it about 100 yards into the terminal before police shot him multiple times and took him into custody. officials are waiting to interview him and gain more insight into his motives. >>> now to the nfl. gary kubiac is recovering after he collapsed on the field during last night's game. as he walked off at halftime, he stopped and squatted down. the general manager said kubiac was lightheaded and dizzy, he was removed on a stretcher and taken to a local hospital, but did not have a heart attack. meanwhile john fox felt dizzy playing golf on saturday. after testing, fox will have surgery to replace his aortic heart valve and is expected to be out a few weeks. >>> a bomb threat prompt as two hour evacuation at a major southern airport. an employee at birmingham international airport found a threatening note in the bathroom sunday. squads at the present time fidi. this morning everything is back in ord
of security checks at us airports. the tsa has identified thirty nine year old curator hernandez as the man who was killed. he's the first tsa officer job losses like the line of duty since the agency spending twelve years ago. ellie's mayor thinks the police for their intervention which saves countless other lives there were more than a hundred more rounds of live literally killed everybody in that terminal today were not for their actions. been a lot more of them. he ideally authorities have identified the suspected gunman is twenty three year old policy and cia officials say he believed his constitutional rights were being violated by the insurgents. a handwritten note was discovered in his possession which spoke of how he wanted to kill tsa employees. the suspects father reportedly called the police around the time of the shooting to report that his unexpected suicidal text message to a family. y'all it sure is i put them in the privately run cinema awesome begin again silence in cuba. on and officials the closing down the entertainment part was as they often operate on the restaurant l
international airport which left tsa officer gerardo hernandez dead. the shooting suspect, paul ciancia, is heavily sedated after armed guards shot him four times. terminal 3, where the shooting happened, reopened sunday. >>> the airport in birmingham, alabama reopened last night after a bomb threat shut down operations. several flights were diverted and passengers were forced to wait outside. >>> it seems like a shadow has fallen over one of the top rated high schools in louden county. there is no proof of cheating having been found, an investigation though did show a culture where administrators are pressuring teachers to have students test well. >>> time for the latest your money report of the morning. >>> good morning jess. >> reporter: good morning, wall street is going strong, triggered another rally on friday. and we are seeing more green arrows this morning on world markets. checking the numbers for you, the dow climbed about 70 points on wall street. it starts this morning at 15615. the s and p-5 hundred gained five points. >>> it is going to be another busy week on wall street
victim, gerardo hernandez, was the first tsa agent to dying a line of duty since the agency's creation following the 9/11 attacks. he was a married father of two who had emigrated from el salvador as a teenager. source, law-enforcement the southern poverty law center says the gunman was carrying a note making racist, homophobic, and sexist slurs about government officials and andribing the tsa conspiratorial terms. the obama administration is rejecting calls to plant -- grand, sita nsa leaker edward snowden. in a letter given to a german lawmaker last week, snowden called on the u.s. to drop charges against him, writing "speaking the truth is not a crime." on sunday, dan pfeiffer ruled out clemency and said snowden should return to face criminal charges. in some of the latest snowden's disclosures, the "new york times" reports the nsa intercepted the talking points of view into secretary -- you would secretary-general ban ki- moon ahead of a meeting with president obama in april. we will have more on the story with the reporter scott shane after the headlines. a newly disclosed documen
, hernandez, the father of two and would have turned 40 next week, and he is the only tsa agent killed on duty. in his honor, the pylons were lit up in blue last night. and then the tsa is considering how best to coordinate with local authorities. as you may know, tsa officers are not armed. all this as investigators are learning more about the man that they say made a conscious decision to kill as many tsa employees as he could. dominic is live for us in l.a. >> reporter: yes, we are learning more about paul see answer yo. his father had tried to prepare him to take over the family business in new jersey, and his mother had multiple sclerosis and died a few years ago, and that apparently was a heavy toll on the family but we still don't have an explanation on the authorities as to what his motivations were specifically targeting tsa agents. and investigators may give us more information on the note they found in his tkufl bag, and apparently the wounds he suffered during the gunfight with police entered his jaw and mouth and also his teeth, and that's going to make interviewing him extremely
was able to tell investigators that he acted alone while being hit in the mouth. hernandez was shot and killed. he then wounded two other tsa employees and a passenger. in the new york city marathon returning in a big way today. the race run under tight security after the bombings of the boston marathon. 50,000 runners beginning the race. last year's marathon was canceled due to super storm sandy. the boston marathon winner de finneded his tit-- defended his title. now back to "huckabee." for the latest headlines log on to foxnews.com. day. (applause) >>> the doctors are in and we are continuing our conversation on what could be better in specifically with obama care coming in. dr. hall i will go down the other way. i will ask you to treat the problem. what do we need to do that we are not doing right? >> i think one of the biggest problems that we have tried to eat an elephant in one bite. it is impossible. we need to take mauler steps to fix the problem. we were talking earlier in the back, how about tackle health care for children? health care for all children. smaller percentage
tsa agent gerardo hernandez and wounding three others. >> you can keep up with the developments on the l.a.x. shooting with the abc7 news mobile app. download it for free. >>> the airport in birmingham, alabama is back open after a bomb threat. an employee found a note that indicated a bomb had been planted in the airport. police searched, but they found nothing. we learned more today about the sonoma county sheriff deputy who shot and killed a teenage boy. jeff westbrook claimed the deputy appeared agitated when he stopped him from make willing an unsafe lane change in august. westbrook said he asked him if he should move his bmw to a safer spot. >> i looked to grab the stick shift and when i looked back up there was a guy and he was screaming turn the vehicle off. at that point i said, sir, the vehicle is off. he repeatitively screamed the same thing. >> he said he would only draw his gun if he saw a need to do so. relatives of andy lopez will announce a federal civil lights lawsuit against the deputy. this woman is due to appear in court to face charges of killing two people
and began firing killing tsa agent gerardo hernandez and wounding three others. >> you can keep up with the developments on the l.a.x. shooting with the abc7 news mobile app. download it for free. >>> the airport in birmingham, alabama is back open after a bomb threat. an employee found a note that indicated a bomb had been planted in the airport. police searched, but they found nothing. we learned more today about the sonoma county sheriff deputy who shot and killed a teenage boy. jeff westbrook claimed the deputy appeared agitated when he stopped him from make willing an unsafe lane change in august. westbrook said he asked him if he should move his bmw to a safer spot. >> i looked to shhe stick shift and when i looked back up there was a guy and he was screaming turn the vehicle off. at that point i said, sir, the vehicle is off. he repeatitively screamed the same thing. >> he said he would only draw his gun if he saw a need to do so. relatives of andy lopezannouncel announce a federal civil lights lawsuit against the deputy. this woman is due to appear in court to face charges
the t.s.a. officer hernandez and wounding two other t.s.a. employees and a high school teacher. people would say he was shy. >> he kept to himself. always walking around by himself. he did not talk to anyone, at all. >> he was a really nice guy. he was a bit introverted but nothing i would ever, ever expect. >> ciancia is under armed guard and sedated at the hospital after being shot by the airport police. >> jetblue believes they did the right thing after a passenger yelled threats on the way to san francisco. the airline said it was faster to continue to sfo and have the police here detain the passenger rather than divert. a passenger on the flight shared this cell phone video of san francisco police boarding the plan and detaining the man. patrick alexander felt more could have been done after what happened at lax the day before. >> i felt security would be at its highest and when someone says the plane will go down, the plane will be destroyed, immediate action would be taken to get the plane back to the gate and have the man removed. >> officers searched the plane and the luggage
pieces of luggage. he pulled the gun out and opened fire on tsa officer gerardo hernandez killing him. he also shot two other tsa employees and a passenger before airport police shot him four times. according to court documents ciancia left a letter saying he made the conscious decision to kill multiple tsa employees to instill fear. the letter also talked about how easy it is to get a gun into an airport. >> lax has opened but the attack is raising questions about security at america's third largest airport. >> like many passengers noah was stopped at a police check point. >> i'm nervous. honestly, since 9/11 air travels edgier than it used to be. >> investigators say ciancia told them he acted alone. >> today for the first time we're hearing from someone who knowing paul ciancia. her voice and identity is disguised but she explains what the suspected gunman was doing in the days before the shooting. >> he asked one of the roommates if he could have a ride to the airport. he said he was going back home, his dad was sick and that he had to deal with family issues. he mentioned what day he
and the first victim hernandez shot repeatedly at point blank range. >> he killed multiple tsa employees. >> reporter: and he shot tsa officer james spear and tony grigsby recovering and the fourth was hit in the leg. moments before the attack police say ciancia's friend dropped him off at the airport unaware of his plan and a complaint filed in federal court said he had a duffel bag with a rifle and at least five magazines full of ammo and a letter addressing tsa directly and former classmates are stunned remembering him as a loaner. >> he was shy and kept to himself and walking around by himself, didn't really talk to anybody at all. >> i'm absolutely shocked. >> reporter: his former roommate points the same picture of the out of work mechanic who moved to la from a small new jersey town. >> i didn't have issues with him or anything, he was nice and a bit alone or introverted but nothing i would ever, ever expect him to do something like this. >> reporter: the police chief in pensville, new jersey is speaking on behalf of the suspect's family. >> we don't know what happened in la an
worker gerardo hernandez died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds. he's the first tsa official to die in the line of duty since the agency was created in 2001. >> and in the frantic moments after gerardo hernandez was shot and killed, airport police reacted very quickly. they were 60 seconds behind ciancia, but could that reaction time have been quicker? could armed tsa agents have prevented something as horrendous as what played out at terminal three on friday. eric holder said this morning they will need to reassess after the investigation is complete. >> the investigation obviously under way, and part of that investigation will be a review of the security measures that were in place. not only at l.a.x. but i think a review of the security arrangements that exist in other airports as well. the function of the tsa is to insure that people can board planes safely. take flights safely. the responsibility for protecting airport security is not a ts ark function, but something i think we need to certainly examine, given what happened in los angeles. >> let's get the perspective here. let
of gerardo hernandez, father of two -- in the line of fire, read a brief statement to reporters outside of their home. >> i'm truly devastated. we are all heart broken and will miss him dearly. >> those iconic pillars of light, the symbols of l.a.x., are lit tsa blue in his honor. things are now back to normal here at terminal three, ciancia is in a hospital bed a few miles away said to be unresponsive after a gunshot wound to the head. if he remains consciousness, he will face criminal charges that could carry the death penalty. david wright, abc news, l.a.x. >> so hard to wrap your mind around this, he clearly had strong anti-government views, dressed in military fatigues. had a handwritten note. talked about wanting to kill tsa and pigs and said in the note the tsa violated his rights with searches. >> we are learning so much more about him and his background. he apparently sent a text message to his little brother who lives in new jersey saying he was thinking of suicide. this is how the whole thing got kick-started. the brother reached out to authorities in the l.a. area. the autho
hernandez. investigators said ciancia proceeded up an escalator, but when hernandez appeared to move, he returned to shoot him again. police say he shoots tony grigsby and brian ludmer. once he was past security, police say he made his way down the long corridor. according to some reports, he went up to witnesses and said tsa. they shook their heads no and he kept going. ciancia was seen shooting several times. we now know ciancia lived in los angeles for over a year. law enforcement sources tell nbc news he legally purchased two gun from a target range not far from his home. in a moment, ciancia lashes out at the tsa saying his constitutional rights were violated and a mention of nwo which warns of a totalitarian one-world government. he sent a message to his family back in new jersey just before the rampage. his father was so worried, he asked to call l.a. authorities. >> he called my cell phone back. he said to me that i can't believe what i'm saying on tv. is this true? is this my son involved in the shooting? my reply to him was i heard the same thing, paul. i have not confirmed any
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